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Order of Canada

Ellen Burka, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Ellen Burka, C.M. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada July 4, 1978 October 18, 1978
Figure-skating coach in Toronto. For elevating skating to an art form and for imaginative choreography on the ice. Her skill as a teacher has made it possible for pupils such as Toller Cranston and Karen Magnussen to rise to world fame.
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